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AVERAGE WAIT

Wait times are an average and provided for informational purposes only. What does this mean?

Reducing Your Risk of Multiple Myeloma

The cause of multiple myeloma is not known. There are no well-established guidelines for reducing your risk of the disease.

Exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation is believed to increase the risk of multiple myeloma and other cancers. It is a good idea to avoid these substances.

Revision Information

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